Papers, 1861-1865.

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Ruffin, Frank G. Papers, 1861-1865.

Papers, 1861-1865.

This collection contains materials relating to the operation of the Confederate States Subsistence Department in Richmond, Va. The papers include the correspondence, 1861-1865, of Francis Gildart Ruffin (1816- 1892) and Lucius Bellinger Northrop (1811-1894) of the Subsistence Department concerning issues of supply; miscellaneous papers, 1862-1865, regarding the availability and procurement of supplies throughout the Confederacy; and letterbooks, 1864, containing copies of Subsistence Department letters and telegrams. Correspondents in the collection include, among others, G.T. Beauregard (1818-1893), Jefferson Davis (1808- 1889), Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), and James Alexander Seddon (1815-1880).

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Ruffin, Frank G.

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Francis ("Frank") Gildart Ruffin (1816-1892), was a planter of Chesterfield County, Va., Confederate colonel, 2nd auditor of Virginia, editor, and political writer. Ruffin served as chairman of the Virginia Sinking Fund Commission, secretary of the Miller Manual Labor School, and editor of the Richmond (Va.) "Dispatch." Other prominent family members represented in the collection include Ruffin's uncle, Albert G. Ruffin (d. 1829), lawyer in Mississippi and Alabama and planter in Hanover County, ...

Confederate states of America. Army

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Confederate States of America. Dept. of Subsistence

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893

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P.G.T. Beauregard was a Confederate States Army general from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Aztec Club was organized in 1847 as a fraternal society for officers serving under General Winfield Scott's command in Mexico City. Several officers later became major Civil War leaders. From the description of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard letter, 1892 Dec. 29. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70294149 Former Confederate general and resident of New Orleans. At the t...

Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880

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Representative from Virginia; Confederate Secretary of War. From the description of Autograph letter in pencil signed : [n.p.], to R.J. Walker, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633277 Confederate Secretary of War. From the description of Letter to Dr. [Lewis] [manuscript], 1853 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647986794 From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20313944 ...

Northrop, Lucius Bellinger, 1811-1894

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Commissary-general of the Confederate Army. From the description of Correspondence : of Lucius Bellinger Northrop, 1841- 1863. (Alexandria Library). WorldCat record id: 29991604 ...